Jeffrey Perry (British actor)

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Jeffrey Perry
Born Jeffrey Harold Perry
(1948-10-13)13 October 1948
Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England UK
Died 4 February 2012(2012-02-04) (aged 63)
Stanhoe, Norfolk, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1971–2012

Jeffrey Harold Perry (13 October 1948 – 4 February 2012) was a British stage and screen actor. Born in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire and trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he worked extensively for the Royal Exchange in Manchester. He may be best known to television audiences as Mr. Tumnus in the 1988 version of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, which was part of the BBC's Chronicles of Narnia TV miniseries.

In the 2000s, Perry's work included performances at the Mill at Sonning. In the summer of 2008, he played Mr. Mole in Love's a Luxury. He was also a director[1] of NOT The National Theatre and toured with them, appearing in several productions.

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Jeffrey Perry committed suicide on 4 February 2012 at his home in Stanhoe[7]


  1. ^ a b "Love's a Luxury". The Mill at Sonning. Archived from the original on 27 May 2008. Retrieved 3 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Hard Times, NOT The National Theatre". Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Playing Sinatra, NOT the National Theatre". Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  4. ^ All For Mary, The Mill at Sonning
  5. ^ "Hysteria, NOT The National Theater". Retrieved 19 November 2016. 
  6. ^ Strictly Murder, The Mill at Sonning
  7. ^ "West Norfolk: Narnia actor’s suicide". Retrieved 19 November 2016. 

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